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Smoked Paprika Eggs

This recipe for Smoked Paprika Eggs has been reproduced courtesy of Orce Serrano Hams -

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Smoked paprika "de La Vera" can be found in every Spanish kitchen, a vital ingredient in many traditional Andalucian dishes. Smokey paprika eggs may well sound different, indeed they look a little different too but have a real rustic flavour and make perfect tapas. A convenient way to make tapas for your party, simple double, triple etc the recipe ingredients below and serve up something that is sure to create some interest!

Ingredients for Smoked Paprika Eggs

6 Eggs
1 Small onion, thinly sliced
1 Tsp Hot smoked paprika
1 Tsp Chili powder
1 Tsp salt
1 Tsp Sugar
100ml Water

How to make Smoked Paprika Eggs

  • Hard boil the eggs and peel.
  • Using a small sharp knife score each egg in a criss-cross pattern taking care not to cut too deep.
  • Sprinkle half a teaspoon of paprika onto a plate and roll the eggs until completely covered.
  • Heat a little olive oil in a small pan or cazuela and sauté the hard boiled eggs for 5 minutes, turning frequently.
  • Remove the eggs and place to one side, in the same oil add the onions, sauté for 2 minutes then add the rest of the ingredients along with 100ml water. Mix well and cook until all the liquid has gone.
  • Return the eggs to the cazuela and cook for an additional 2 minutes.

Smoked Paprika Eggs

Orce Serrano Hams

Published with permission of Orce Serrano Hams